“Loose” & “lose”:

“Loose” means not tight. On the other hand when you “lose” something then it’s no more in your possession.

Loose lose

“Bring” & “Take”:

When using these as Commands: Someone bring something toward you and take something away from you.



“Bring your documents to my workplace” and “Take this document to the hiring committee”.

bring take

“Borrow” & “Lend”

Some people incorrectly use the word “Borrow” instead of “Lend”.


Wrong way: “She borrowed me her dress for the evening”.

Correct way: “She lent me her dress” or even “She loaned me her dress”.

borrow : lend


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